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Re: April Fool's jokes

From: thomas mccormick <tom_amity~at~hotmail.com>
Date: Sun, 02 Apr 2006 08:07:03 +0000
To: jvf~at~Gilead.org.il

No kidding!

>From: "nejat bayramoglu" <neckobay~at~ttnet.net.tr>
>Reply-To: Jules Verne Forum <jvf~at~Gilead.org.il>
>To: "Jules Verne Forum" <jvf~at~Gilead.org.il>
>Subject: Re: April Fool's jokes
>Date: Sun, 2 Apr 2006 10:16:09 +0300
>One for Chessbase.com! They're far better than Garmt!
>----- Original Message ----- From: "thomas mccormick"
>To: <jvf~at~Gilead.org.il>
>Sent: Sunday, April 02, 2006 9:49 AM
>Subject: Re: April Fool's jokes
>>Of course, my google search for "League for Truth and Veracity" turns up
>>The joke is definitely on yours truly. "League for Truth and Veracity",
>>This surely qualifies as the best April Fool joke in human history. My
>>congratulations to the joker, whoever he may be.
>>>From: "thomas mccormick" <tom_amity~at~hotmail.com>
>>>Reply-To: Jules Verne Forum <jvf~at~Gilead.org.il>
>>>To: jvf~at~Gilead.org.il
>>>Subject: Re: April Fool's jokes
>>>Date: Sun, 02 Apr 2006 06:28:41 +0000
>>>Ridiculous! This group has no standing to sue anybody for cracking an
>>>April Fool joke. Besides which, they could never come close to summoning
>>>enough legal expertise to sue everybody who cracks such a joke.
>>>A bas any blue-nosed prigs who object to April Fool jokes on the grounds
>>>of "pagan origins". These are the same kinds of killjoys who forbid their
>>>children the fun of celebrating Hallowe'en because of its "pagan
>>>origins". Most of them, I notice, do not hesitate to put up Christmas
>>>trees or color Easter eggs, although the origins of those customs is
>>>every bit as "pagan". They also give flowers and candy and cards to their
>>>sweethearts on St. Valentine's Day, even though that custom goes back to
>>>the Roman holiday of Lupercalia (yes, "pagan"). And those who are
>>>American see nothing wrong in celebrating Thanksgiving Day, which derives
>>>from a Native American (hence originally "pagan") harvest festival.
>>>It is with the greatest of pleasure that I declare my intention to ignore
>>>these silly people and to urge others to do the same. In fact, I think
>>>I'll send them a copy of this email.
>>>If so, the joke is on me, and I'm the one who's being blue-nosed!!!
>>>Somebody tell me if this is the case so I can laugh at myself - nothing
>>>would please me more!
>>>Tom McCormick
>>>>From: Christian Sánchez <chvsanchez~at~arnet.com.ar>
>>>>Reply-To: Jules Verne Forum <jvf~at~Gilead.org.il>
>>>>To: "Jules Verne Forum" <jvf~at~Gilead.org.il>
>>>>Subject: April Fool's jokes
>>>>Date: Sun, 2 Apr 2006 01:08:05 -0300
>>>>It seems these pranks will be banned worldwide:
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